G-Mac and Harrington paired at The Irish Open

Graeme McDowell, of Northern Ireland, reacts after making a birdie putt on the 15th hole during the second round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament Friday, June 15, 2012, at The Olympic Club in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Graeme McDowell, of Northern Ireland, reacts after making a birdie putt on the 15th hole during the second round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament Friday, June 15, 2012, at The Olympic Club in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
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Tee-times for this week’s Irish Open have been announced with Portrush’s Graeme McDowell and Padraig Harrington paired together in the first two rounds.

Shane Lowry will play with the in-form Danny Willett while Paul McGinley and Colin Montgomerie are also part of an intriguing group.

Thomas Levet, Peter Lawrie, John Daly are one of the first groups out on the course at hole 10. Alan Dunbar, winner of the British amateur crown last weekend in England, will tee off with Marcel Siem and fellow Irishman Damien McGrane.

Tee-off times in the first round of The Irish Open Royal Portrush GC, Portrush

Starting at hole 1

0730 Dermot Mcelroy, George Murray, Keith Horne

0740 Knut Borsheim, Marc Warren, Patrick McCrudden

0750 Mark Foster, Garth Mulroy, Mark Murphy

0800 Mark O’Sullivan, Anthony Wall, Johan Edfor

0810 Shiv Shankar Prasad Chowrasia, Jordi Garcia, Romain Wattel

0820 Benjamin Hebert, Bradley Dredge, Chris Wood

0830 Carlos Del Moral, Niclas Fasth, Pablo Martin

0840 Rich Beem, Lee Slattery, David Dixon

0850 Robert Jan Derksen, Andrea Pavan, Peter Whiteford

0900 David Drysdale, Damian Mooney, Richard Sterne

0910 Emiliano Grillo, James Morrison, Richard McEvoy

0920 Maarten Lafeber, Jamie Moul, Matthew Baldwin

0930 Steven O’Hara, Jeev Milkha Singh, Andrew Dodt

1230 Darren Fichardt, Gareth Maybin, Thorbjorn Olesen

1240 Rafael Cabrera Bello, Francesco Molinari, Darren Clarke

1250 Branden Grace, Rory McIlroy, Keegan Bradley

1300 Shane Lowry, Danny Willett, Matteo Manassero

1310 Colin Montgomerie, Paul McGinley, George Coetzee

1320 Simon Thornton, Joost Luiten, Robert Rock

1330 David Lynn, Michael Campbell, Felipe Aguilar

1340 Warren Abery, Steve Webster, Richie Ramsay

1350 Richard Bland, Jaco Van Zyl, Ignacio Garrido

1400 Daniel Miernicki, Sam Hutsby, Rhys Davies

1410 Fredrik Andersson Hed, Oscar Floren, Stephen Gallacher

1420 Julien Guerrier, Edouard Dubois, Tjaart Van Der Walt

1430 Mark Staunton, Kenneth Ferrie, Matthew Southgate

Starting at hole 10

0730 Thomas Levet, Peter Lawrie, John Daly

0740 Nicolas Colsaerts, Paul Lawrie, Jose-Maria Olazabal

0750 Graeme McDowell, Padraig Harrington, Simon Dyson

0800 Thongchai Jaidee, Michael Hoey, Gonzalo Fdez-Castano

0810 Alan Dunbar, Marcel Siem, Damien McGrane

0820 Jbe Kruger, Ross Fisher, Ricardo Santos

0830 Fabrizio Zanotti, Matthew Zions, Alejandro Canizares

0840 Niall Kearney, David Higgins, Andy Sullivan

0850 Thomas Norret, Federico Colombo, Harry Diamond

0900 Jose Manuel Lara, Andrew Marshall, Matthew Nixon

0910 Daniel Denison, Paul Waring, Scott Jamieson

0920 Markus Brier, Michael Jonzon, Chris Devlin

0930 Mikael Lundberg, Estanislao Goya, Joakim Lagergren

1230 Dylan Frittelli, Lorenzo Gagli, Jamie Donaldson

1240 Gary Boyd, Richard Finch, Richard Green

1250 James Kingston, Tim Sluite, Barrie Trainor

1300 Jamie Elson, Craig Lee, Jorge Campillo

1310 Brett Rumford, Reinier Saxton, Eamonn Brady

1320 David Horsey, Graeme Storm, Tommy Fleetwood

1330 John G Kelly, Sam Little, David Howell

1340 Soren Kjeldsen, Gary Orr, Joel Sjoholm

1350 Shiv Kapur, Hennie Otto, Christian Nilsson

1400 Paul Cutler, Simon Khan, Ricardo Gonzalez

1410 Gregory Bourdy, Peter Hedblom, Mikko Ilonen

1420 Phillip Price, Oliver Fisher, Michael Collins

1430 Andrew Johnston, Robert Coles, Alex Haindl